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Platform Computing Announces New Cluster Management
From insideHPC

Platform Computing Announces New Cluster Management

Platform Computing has announced the latest addition to its cluster management tool chain.

University of Manitoba Announces HPC
From insideHPC

University of Manitoba Announces HPC

The University of Manitoba has announced that they will build a new high performance computing facility.

Rackable ready to run hot, innovates on power
From insideHPC

Rackable ready to run hot, innovates on power

Rackable has announced a new scale out computing solution that runs at temps up to 104 degrees F, and moves to per-cabinet (instead of per-server or per-blade)...

Outline of Predictably Irrational
From The Eponymous Pickle

Outline of Predictably Irrational

An outline of Dan Ariely's book: Predictably Irrational, which I previously reviewed. Via the Noisy Channel. Nicely done.

SC09 announces suite of focus
From insideHPC

SC09 announces suite of focus

This week SC09 announced (warning, PDF) the focus areas for its technical program. This year the conference is placing special emphasis on biocomputing, sustainability...

Cray launches new XT5m midrange
From insideHPC

Cray launches new XT5m midrange

At a workshop today co-hosted by Cray and the High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS) in Stuttgart, Cray announced a new midrange line of supercomputers...

What Makes a Top-10 CS Department?
From CSDiary

What Makes a Top-10 CS Department?

I’ve just returned from a visit to KAIST, the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, in Daejeon, South Korea. As far as “big government bets” go, KAIST...

Many Things We Can Do
From Computer Science Teachers Association

Many Things We Can Do

While riding across the California desert on my way to California CUE (Computer Using Educators), reading several RSS feed captures, and trying to decide upon a...

Educating NITRD
From U.S. Public Policy Committee of the ACM

Educating NITRD

As far as obscure government acronyms go, NITRD is a pretty good one. It stands for the National Information Technology Research and Development program. This...

Brand IP Interview
From The Eponymous Pickle

Brand IP Interview

Interview with Keith Harrison, Supply Chain Strategist at P&G, A lesson in brand Intellectual Property. How does a supply chain strategist think about brand intellectual...

Shopportunity Book
From The Eponymous Pickle

Shopportunity Book

Read Kate Newlin's 2006 book: Shopportunity: How to be a Retail Revolutionary. She is a former president of Faith Popcorn's company: Brainreserve. She also worked...

Sun stock up in Europe on news that IBM in talks to buy
From insideHPC

Sun stock up in Europe on news that IBM in talks to buy

Joe at Scalability.org points us to a story in the NYT with news that IBM is talking with Sun about buying their company. Sun Microsystems soared in European trading...

Linkedin Advice
From The Eponymous Pickle

Linkedin Advice

A blog of practical Linkedin advice, in general of the more advanced kind.

Costs of Print vs Online
From The Eponymous Pickle

Costs of Print vs Online

Economic comparison: Printing The NYT Costs Twice As Much As Sending Every Subscriber A Free Kindle. Printing will not go away, but will it exist only in much smaller...

CMU Algorithm Enables Chain of 10 Kidney Transplants
From CSDiary

CMU Algorithm Enables Chain of 10 Kidney Transplants

Using an algorithm developed by a CMU computer science research team, a chain of 10 (and counting) kidney transplants has been made possible. The team consist of...

a random act of kindness
From Apophenia

a random act of kindness

Due to poor planning, G and I were on different flights back to Boston from SXSW. I was already booked on the early flight and had already been assigned my upgrade...

Wal-Mart Enhances Private Label
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart Enhances Private Label

From the AP, Wal-Mart introduces a number of new private label brands, refreshes others. In general, private label brands are much more profitable to retailers...

Virtual World Data Environments
From The Eponymous Pickle

Virtual World Data Environments

Something I had explored since well before virtual worlds were common. The idea was that you could explore data by flying through a 3D space. There were several...

Warning for HPC companies: don
From insideHPC

Warning for HPC companies: don

Mike Bernhardt has posted an insightful article on his communication company

Nokia
From Putting People First

Nokia

Julian Bleecker of Nokia calls it a “short essay”, but “Design Fiction: A Short Essay on Design, Science, Fact and Fiction” is really a 97 page book. “Extending...
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